Former #1 Yuri ‘theNERDguy’ Dzivielevski Wins Second WCOOP Title

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Yuri Dzivielevski picked up his second career World Championship of Online Poker title on Tuesday. (PokerStars photo)

Five years Yuri ‘theNERDguy’ Dzivielevski held down the #1 ranking on PocketFives.com on two separate occasions. On Tuesday, the Brazilian, who is ranked #13 in the world, earned the second PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker title after beating a final table full of some of the best poker players in the world.

Dzivielevski won Event #9 High ($1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw) for $21,937.50. The final table included third place finisher Luke ‘lb6121’ Schwartz, and runner-up Benny ‘RunGodLike’ Glaser. Dzivielevski’s previous win came in 2015 when he won the $1,050 Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Championship.

There were 15 other players who took home WCOOP titles on Tuesday highlighted by Ankush ‘pistons87’ Mandavia grabbing his third title. Mandavia won Event #12 High ($530 NLHE Heads-Up, Turbo, Progressive Total KO, Zoom) by beating Andy ‘wiisssppppaa’ Taylor in the final round. Mandavia added $40,792.90 to his career earnings that are now past $3.2 million and he now has three WCOOP titles to go with three Spring Championship of Online Poker titles.

The biggest winner on the day was Mihaita Constantin ‘SoulRead93’ Croitoru who outlasted 1,498 other players in Event #6 High ($530 NLHE 6-Max, Progressive Knockout) to pocket $87,417.11 with $38,913.40 coming from bounties. ‘Juicy_J_93‘ won Event #7 High ($2,100 PLO8 6-Max) for $50,910.06 and ‘ilir3‘ topped the 314-entry field in Event #8 High ($1,050 NLHE 8-Max, Freezeout) to earn $59,071.69.

Other winners included ‘iBreakU_U‘ (Event #6 Medium), ‘jsberta‘ (Event #6 Low), ‘Kaggis‘ (Event #7 Medium), ‘bryn12‘ (Event #7 Low), ‘mixtver‘ (Event #8 Low), ‘Codfish60‘ (Event #9 Medium), ‘Senkel92‘ (Event #9 Low), ‘Flying Smile‘ (Event #12 Medium), and ‘VIWNIA‘ (Event #12 Low).

Event #6-H: $530 NLHE (6-Max, Progressive Knockout)
1,499 Entries
$749,500 prize pool

  1. SoulRead93 – $48,503.71 + $38,913.40 in bounties
  2. PatrickRass – $48,502.28 + $20,285.58 in bounties
  3. Gukiz – $27,755.63 + $5,910.15 in bounties

Event #6-M: $55 NLHE (6-Max, Progressive Knockout)
11,280 entries
$564,000 prize pool

  1. iBreakU_U – $31,257.12 + $13,425.54
  2. tuff dish – $31,250.50 + $4,312.02
  3. mgodun777 – $17,883.22 + $871.82

Event #6-L: $5.50 NLHE (6-Max, Progressive Knockout)
25,922 entries
$127,017.80 prize pool

  1. jsberta – $5,377.35 + $2,236.12 in bounties
  2. Breno2728 – $5,355.38 + $1,149.07 in bounties
  3. Michael Keys – $3,064.63 + $711.96 in bounties

Event #7-H: $2,100 PLO8 (6-Max)
109 entries
$218,000 prize pool

  1. Juicy_J_93 – $50,910.06
  2. UIDuffer – $38,415.17
  3. Zapahzamazki – $28,986.93

Event #7-M: $215 PLO8 (6-Max)
641 entries
$128,200 prize pool

  1. Kaggis – $21,988.22
  2. MyL_tik31 – $15,417.60
  3. mario4ndre – $10,810.72

Event #7-L: $22 PLO8 (6-Max)
2,848 entries
$56,960 prize pool

  1. bryn12 – $8,247.68
  2. manodepiedra51 – $5,744.65
  3. sammyfoot – $4,002.72

Event #8-H: $1,050 NLHE (8-Max, Freezeout)
314 entries
$314,000 prize pool

  1. ilir3 – $59,071.69
  2. manuverd0n – $44,314.34
  3. CrazyLissy – $33,243.80

Event #8-L: $11 NLHE (8-Max, Freezeout)
12,068 entries
$118,266.40 prize pool

  1. mixtver – $12,700.46*
  2. motion121 – $13,381.24*
  3. Thiagotsc – $7,734.40

Event #9-H: $1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw
74 entries
$75,000 prize pool ($1,000 overlay)

  1. theNERDguy – $21,937.50
  2. RunGodlike – $14,625
  3. lb6121 – $10,500

Event #9-M: $109 NL 2-7 Single Draw
331 entries
$33,100 prize pool

  1. Codfish60 – $6,951
  2. Mikleler – $4,965
  3. FrigorNoir – $3,475

Event #9-L: $11 NL 2-7 Single Draw
1,819 entries
$17,826.20 prize pool

  1. Senkel92 – $2,447.75
  2. FAL1st – $1,729.67
  3. MAGicheskiy – $1,184.01

Event #12-H: $530 NLHE (Heads-Up, Turbo, Progressive Total KO, Zoom)
526 entries
$263,000 prize pool

  1. pistons87 – $40,792.90 total bounties
  2. wiisssppppaa – $14,046.86 total bounties

Event #12-M: $55 NLHE (Heads-Up, Turbo, Progressive Total KO, Zoom)
5,014 entries
$250,700 prize pool

  1. Flying Smile – $13,627.70 total bounties
  2. molodnyak – $5,686.75 total bounties

Event #12-L: $5.50 NLHE (Heads-Up, Turbo, Progressive Total KO, Zoom)
15,861 entries
$77,718.90 prize pool

  1. VIWNIA – $2,731.41 total bounties
  2. PurplePanda3 – $557.78 total bounties